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June meeting to explore how science, technology inspire art; promote new art forms

...ary to the stereotype that scientific and artistic personalities don't mix, he shared his work with artists and developed a strong rapport. At the last symposium, Zabusky delivered the keynote address on fluid and wave imagery, noting its early influence on da Vinci and, later, on Japanese wood block print artists...

Finger length predicts physically aggressive personalities, study shows

...s reinforce and underline that a large part of our personalities and our traits are determined while we're still in the womb," said Hurd. Hurd and Bailey's research, published this March in Biological Psychology , was determined from surveys and hand measurements of 300 U of A undergraduates. In their study, th...

Erotic images, gore cause temporary 'blindness'

...tention was directly linked to the aspect of their personalities that involves their reaction to negative or frightening stimuli, assessed by using a scale that measured their levels of harm avoidance. Those who score high on this scale are more fearful, careful and cautious. Those who score low are more often car...

The dynamic personalities of proteins reveal key traits

... advances fundamental understanding of the dynamic personalities of proteins and proposes that these enzymes are much more mobile, or plastic, than previously thought. The research, based on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) experiments, may shed new light on how to improve rational drug design through docking to d...

Creativity determines sexual success, research suggests

...tive activities. The authors also delved into the personalities of artists and poets and found they shared certain traits with mentally ill patients. These traits were linked with an increased sexual activity and are thought to have evolved because they contribute to the survival of the human species. Some 425 Br...

Facial characteristics indicative of personality traits, say experts

...iod of time, were perceived as having more similar personalities than those who had not been together very long. This may come from sharing experiences together - affecting how their face appears." Scientists are now looking for people who are both single and attached to take part in an online study that will inc...

Duke biologist/poet is up to 'animal mischief'

...b's wonderfully quirky writing. "The ideas for the personalities of the animals and all the details probably can be traced all the way back to my parents who not only encouraged but cultivated an atmosphere of creativity and general weirdness when it came to animals," said Jacobsen. That atmosphere included giving...

You (especially your bones) are what you eat

...c 12 new Public Service Announcements featuring personalities such as action movie star Jet Li, world famous che...ren's TV star Sportacus from Lazy Town, and sports personalities including French footballer Gregory Coupet Imaginative national activities involving many of the ...

Presentation of the first The Dr. Paul Janssen Award For Biomedical Research

...rnational selection committee of prominent medical personalities including Sir Richard Sykes, Dr. Solomon Snyder, Dr. Edward Scolnick and Nobel Prize winners Dr. Arvid Carlsson, Dr. Jean-Marie Lehn and Dr. Harmut Michel, have spent the past year searching for a researcher whose work has made a groundbreaking contr...

Evolution of animal personalities

...ment. Yet only recently has it become evident that personalities are a widespread phenomenon in the animal kingdom....-history trade-offs favour the evolution of animal personalities in the May 31 issue of Nature. The evolutionary origins of animal personalitydefined as consistent...

Macho men are seen as bad choice for long-term love

...minant, less faithful, worse parents and as having personalities that were less warm, compared to their feminine counterparts, who had finer facial features with fuller lips, wide eyes and thinner, more curved eyebrows. The scientists say the research, partly supported by the Medical Research Council and the E...

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